Kaliisa is an artist inspired by the wonder of nature, color, and minimalism. As a photographer and designer, she specializes in art, music, and fashion imagery. Her artwork has been exhibited at The de Young Museum, Pacific Film Archives, Artist Television Access, and Avante Garde Los Angeles.
Kaliisa explores her fascination with the natural world, color, and light. Her creativity is enriched by eastern philosophies and practices including meditation, feng shui, and yoga. Kaliisa is influenced by experiences at Buddhist temples in Japan, traditional shaman rituals, and the ancient Teotihuacan pyramids of the sun and moon in Mexico.
Kaliisa works with individuals and companies to conceptualize and execute unique photography, image compositing and design. Her creative collaboration with clients centers around supreme quality, talent and vision.
Kaliisa grew up in the emerald city of Eugene, Oregon and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors from California College of the Arts, specializing in new media and photography. She has lived along the west coast in cities such as Portland, San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles, and Palm Springs.
Kaliisa enjoys frequent visits to uplifting nature destinations like Joshua Tree and Idyllwild, California. Kaliisa loves jazz and electronic music, traveling, adventuring and taking photos.